Well, OK. There was nothing “hot” about this roof. Nor “tin”. In fact, yesterday evening was a chilly (but not cold), shingle-covered garage roof in a Pueblo, Colorado backyard – a roof my brother and I frequented as kids. I hoisted my daughter up for a view and when she pranced along the peak of [...]
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There was never a time I didn’t know this mountain. From the house I grew up in, you could walk down the driveway to the street, turn left, walk less than 30 yards and look right – and there is was. And still is. Pikes Peak Colorado is 14,115 ft (4,302 m) high and the [...]
North Crestone Colorado October on the North Crestone creek route in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness of Colorado. …the Sangre de Cristo mountains are fault-block mountains and are no less grand. Sharply uplifted blocks and high pointed pinnacles characterize the Sangre de Cristo mountains creating one of the most stunning Colorado landscapes. The third largest [...]
The undersized bars were packed. The streets were not. I remember it a lot differently in high school. Mike and I cruised Main Street Pueblo Colorado in my white, worn out Toyota Corona looking for girls. Then, inevitably disappointed and at the same time somewhat relieved, we meandered off somewhere to drink beers and talk [...]
Fall colors 2012….here they come! Expect alot more of these types of shots over the coming weeks as we slide further from summer. I may suffer my way through winter but I’m infatuated with the cool air and bright colors of fall. During winter, there is not enough light or water for photosynthesis. The trees [...]
The railroads running out of the southern states didn’t much appreciate the American Locomotive Company naming their 4-8-4 steam engine the “Northern”. The C&O happily re-named them “Greenbriers” instead. The Nashville, Chattanooga & St.Louis named them “Dixies”. Why the Canadians chose “Confederations” has to remain among the Canadians. Never mind that “Northern” referred to [...]
Infatuated by archaeology since the age of seven, I was lucky enough to grow up in a state chock-full of amazing history and a plethora of archaeological sites. So, I thought I’d share what I think are the top ten archaeological sites in Colorado. My father took me out to the canyons east of our town [...]
One of the things I like most about the Colorado State Fair – and all county and state fairs of the United States for that matter – are the interesting and unusual people you meet. I mean, really. Who in the hell actually runs away and joins the circus? Well, these people did. And in case you [...]
The All-American 4H Club started out as one of those ways that University-based agricultural scientists could skip over the curmudgeonly attitude of the old folks at the plow and get agricultural innovation directly in the hands of those who would use it. The young. That was 100 years ago when some American farmers still cast their seed [...]
The intrepid Pietro della Valle reported a large and sophisticated and rapid ferris wheel at the Ramadan Festival in Constantinople in 1615. It was the beginning of his Pilgrimage to India. The ferris wheel Peter Mundy stumbled upon in Philippopolis was: “…like a Craine wheele att Customhowse Key and turned in that Manner, whereon Children sitt on little seats hunge round about in severall [...]
Scary Picture Monsoons again and again. I know. Sorry but it is the best time of year in Northern New Mexico as far as I am concerned. Here is a shot from just over the border in Southern Colorado’s San Luis Valley. The perspective is looking southwest at the two great dormant volcanoes of the borderlands. Ute [...]
Denver International Airport last night. I made it – not far from my home town of Pueblo where I left my kiddos with the grandparents so that I could go to the TBEX conference in Keystone. But it means that today, Saturday, I can get up at the crack of butt and be there in [...]
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